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Security Update: Apple Released Safari 6.1 for Lion and Mountain Lion to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 15:38

Reason

Security Update

Impact

OS X Lion and Mountain Lion Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released Safari 6.1 for OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) and OS X Server 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) to address multiple vulnerabilities.
 
Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Apple Security Update where Apple will publish details.
 
 
AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • OS X Lion v10.7.5
  • OS X Lion Server v10.7.5
  • OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

The vulnerability may allow a hacker to take over your computer or expose sensitive data.
 
 
HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
 
Update your software
 
1.    If you have a computer support coordinator (CSC), no action on your part is required.
 
2.    If you do not have a CSC or they do not support your computer, updates may be obtained for:

  • OS X Lion systems through the Apple Software Update application.
  • OS X Mountain Lion systems from the Mac App Store.

 

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